[BLFS Trac] #2391: Convenience /etc/X11 symlinks point the other way round

BLFS Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Sep 13 05:37:08 PDT 2007


#2391: Convenience /etc/X11 symlinks point the other way round
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 Reporter:  alexander at linuxfromscratch.org  |        Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  task                            |       Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal                          |    Milestone:  6.3                           
Component:  BOOK                            |      Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal                          |   Resolution:                                
 Keywords:                                  |  
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Comment (by alexander at linuxfromscratch.org):

 Debian patches TWM:
 {{{
 Index: src/Makefile.am
 ===================================================================
 --- src/Makefile.am.orig        2007-06-08 00:59:37.000000000 +0200
 +++ src/Makefile.am     2007-06-08 01:00:37.000000000 +0200
 @@ -24,11 +24,11 @@

  bin_PROGRAMS = twm

 -rcdir = ${datadir}/X11/twm
 +rcdir = ${sysconfdir}/X11/twm
  dist_rc_DATA = system.twmrc

  twm_CFLAGS = $(TWM_CFLAGS) -DXVENDORNAME=\"The\ X.Org\ Foundation\"
 -DXORG_RELEASE=\"Release\ (VERSION)\" -D_BSD_SOURCE
 -twm_CFLAGS += -DSYSTEM_INIT_FILE=\"${datadir}/X11/twm/system.twmrc\"
 +twm_CFLAGS += -DSYSTEM_INIT_FILE=\"$(rcdir)/system.twmrc\"

  twm_LDADD = $(TWM_LIBS)

 }}}

 We surely don't want this extensive patching, so symlinks (pointing to a
 direction opposite to the current one) are the preferred solution.

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